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ASTR 103: Descriptive Introduction to Stellar Astronomy

Description
Provides a first introduction to stellar astronomy. Topics include Kepler's laws, basic telescope properties, classification of stars, determination of stellar distances, stellar energy generation, and basic properties of white dwarfs, supernovae, pulsars and black holes.
Credit units
.3
Term description
2(3L-1.5P-1T)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Physics and Engin Physics
Formerly
Half of ASTR 101.6
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)
PHYS 115 or GE 124.
Note(s)
Students with credit for ASTR 101.6 may not take this course for credit.